Meet our team / Joanne Wright

Joanne Wright


Associate in the property team

My role

I specialise in advising our clients regarding tenancy, leasehold and service charge issues that affect their operations, as well as representing them in proceedings at the first-tier tribunal (property chamber), as part of our team. I frequently work with my colleagues in other disciplines to find the best solutions for our clients.

My experience

I have a solid background in law including property-related/commercial disputes, as well as having served on the board of management of a West Midlands based housing association as a non-executive member for over four years. My current specialism reflects my broad interest in the availability of affordable quality housing to allow society to thrive.

My specialisms

  • Social housing
  • Leasehold issues
  • Service charge issues
  • Property law
  • Litigation and dispute resolution


My latest articles

Recharging building safety costs to leaseholders
Recharging building safety costs to leaseholders

It has become apparent in the wake of the Grenfell tragedy that many buildings in both public and private ownership, have historic safety defects that require remediation work. One question has therefore been, where leasehold interests are present within a building, who should pay for the cost of those works. Of particular concern have been buildings over a certain height, for which fire safety is a major concern.